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Monthly archive March, 2015
Presidential Eligability Age Represents a Missed Opportunity for Reform

Presidential Eligability Age Represents a Missed Opportunity for Reform

Earlier this week, I spoke on the age of eligibility for election to the office of president. I support the motion, but there were many other recommendations made by the constitutional convention which we need to put to the people.
The Numbers for Irish Water Just Don't Add Up

The Numbers for Irish Water Just Don’t Add Up

Last night the Dáil debated Irish Water…there was a lot of understandable emotion on all sides of the House, but I thought it would be useful to bring the stark facts back to the table: 1. The money paid by Irish households will not be used to pay for water…it will be used to pay...
An Update on the New School of Greystones

An Update on the New School of Greystones

This week, Councillor Jennifer Whitmore and I asked the Department of Education what progress has been made in establishing a new primary school in the Greystones area. The Department has confirmed that they have begun the process to find a new patron for the school and that the closing date for patron applications is the...
Speaking to the Minister for Education on Behalf of Early Childcare Professionals

Speaking to the Minister for Education on Behalf of Early Childcare Professionals